What to Cover Quail Cage Against Winds and Rains?

Discussion in 'Quail' started by jumbocoturnix, Sep 23, 2016.

  1. jumbocoturnix

    jumbocoturnix Out Of The Brooder

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    Autumn is here, what do you use to cover your quail cage from the cold weather such as winds and rains? Please include product links. Greatly appreciate it. Thanks!
     
  2. robdog

    robdog Chillin' With My Peeps

    1st year raising quail here, Ima make a tarp set up and hang it around my cage for the wind.
     
  3. Everlong

    Everlong Out Of The Brooder

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    Seriously? how about a piece of an old fashioned plywood? I put a piece of plywood, got some boards, and made a sloped roof. [​IMG]
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    I'm thinking if you get a storm with high winds, the bar stool could fall and take the coop/nest boxes with it. [​IMG]
     
  5. eHuman

    eHuman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My aviary will soon be wrapped with tarp material along the bottom 3 feet to protect from high winds.

    Here's the before:
     
  6. Binki

    Binki Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I picked up some clear (but thicker than usual) drop sheet and plan on covering my aviary with it making it kind of a greenhouse for our Canadian winter [​IMG]

    It's my first winter with quail and I'm worried, even though I've read about them surviving Alaskan winters in a greenhouse setup [​IMG]
     

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